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A wedding is a celebration of the future, so why not bring that celebration into each and every detail of the reception, including the food? At Farmstead Catering near Lake Champlain, they strive to bring local, sustainable, delicious food to weddings in Upstate New York. 


The new catering business is helping brides and grooms celebrate their future with forward-thinking food, drinks, and flowers at their reception.

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The imaginative Wild Walk we reported on last year makes huge strides as it receives $250,000 from the North County Regional Economic Development Council (NCREDC).


With perfectly pink elk loin, a 1983 Baron Philippe de Rothschild Chateau d'Armailhac bordeaux blend, homemade cookies by your fire-side bed and an outdoor sauna by the pond, Friends Lake Inn makes overnight guests feel like they are on their second honeymoon (or on their way to their first).
The popular travel and leisure magazine, Condé Nast Traveler, polled their readers for the best resorts in the Northeast. When the results came in, five local Adirondack and Hudson Valley getaways were named among the region's top 20 resorts! Take a look at who made the cut!
Courtyard By Marriott Lake Placid is hosting a giveaway for two nights in the beautiful Lake Placid area this fall. Find out how you might win!
LAKE GEORGE, NY -- Landscaping effectively can help save the lake from invasive species and harmful chemicals. If you care about the Queen of American Lakes, help save Lake George from pollutants and manicure your lawn at the same time! This interview with industry expert Anthony Defranco of Defranco Lanscaping reveals the top 10 do's and don'ts. 

The Wild Center has plans to build a multi-million dollar 'Wild Walk' so that visitors to this 31-acre site in Tupper Lake can "walk up into the Adirondack treetops."

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"We have worked on this Wild Walk project behind closed doors for five years," said Stephanie Ratcliffe, the Executive Director at the Center. "We designed it so it could become an iconic symbol for this inventive and creative region."

The Dog Days of Summer are upon us! Need something to spice up these sweltering days? Why not head to Water Slide World, where you can slide and float to your heart's content? You'll have a blast, stay cool, and best of all, you'll enjoy your day totally for free!  
Business is booming in North Creek! Be there to celebrate this Saturday, July 30 at the official Grand Opening, celebrating over a dozen new businesses and the expansion of several others in the Gore Mountain Region.

At 1pm a red ribbon stretched across Main Street will be cut symbolizing the official opening of local businesses, followed by a series of events, with refreshments, live music, sidewalk sales, and other specials.
There is a new, eco-friendly form of transportation coming to a couple popular tourist destinations in the Adirondacks this summer. The Adirondack Pedal Cab Company will begin their inaugural season in two Adirondack hot spots, North Creek and Lake George.

Pedal cabs began to gain popularity in the U.S. as early as 1962 at the World's Fair in Seattle, Washington. Today, thousands of pedal cabs operate in the streets of major cities across the country and are quite popular across the world.